Monday, June 24, 2024

Cricket’s debt to hockey as English players’ stock rise with skilful hands

The rise of T20 in cricket has seen a myriad of booming shots and clever, wristy strokeplay. We also know that hockey has more than played its part as England begins to spawn a skilful production line of talent.

One wonders how many of these players have decided that hockey is not for them – we have already written about the magic hands of Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler, as well as how Ollie Pope was a useful hockey exponent – as they chase potential lucrative earnings in professional sport.

For now, we can only marvel in some of the best talent who have no doubt been helped by hockey.

Take Alice Capsey, the just turned 17-year-old who lit up The Hundred women’s competition.

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